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6420 Hardy Bay Road PO Box 1168, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0 Canada See on map
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the time we had at Great Bear Lodge taking in the beauty of the Great Bear Rain-forest and all that it entails. The presence of Grizzly bears, eagles, martens, otters, seals and salmon made this experience memorable and an opportunity to see nature...More

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Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for sharing your experience at the lodge, Jeanette. That photo of the grizzly with the fish in its mouth is great! You wrote such a lyrical review, it was lovely to hear your description of Pirate's Cove. I agree that the one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best holiday ever. From the outset, Great Bear Tours had thought of everything and provided outstandingly friendly and efficient service. From the pick up at Port Hardy, to check in to the spectacular sea plane ride to the lodge: each stage set...More

1  Thank Looch798
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Lucia, you are definitely the winner of "most inventive word in a headline"! Nice work! Furrari, indeed. It is lovely to hear that you had an unforgettable experience at the lodge, and that the stars aligned to make sure that you had good bears and...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is truly an amazing place, from the moment you land at the Lodge you are so well looked after. Superb location, excellent rooms, excellent food cooked fresh each day by excellent cooks, not to good for the waist line but delicious. Then there is...More

1  Thank jbumble79
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 3 October 2018

HI Jenny, Thanks so much for sharing your experience at the lodge. We're so happy to hear that you had a fantastic stay, and that you enjoyed the location, the rooms, the food and most importantly the bear watching. We agree, one of the biggest...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Our four days here is never to be forgotten, everything was just perfect. Located in the wilderness a peaceful nights sleep is guaranteed, comfy beds, delicious food cooked with love. A friendly and helpful team of people always available to help with any individual needs....More

Thank Coletteaob
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 30 September 2018

We're so glad to hear that you had an amazing experience, Colette! And we agree, it is lovely to sleep in the wilderness as it is so peaceful and quiet. Unless your windows are open and the seals are feeling chatty, of course! Although that...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Although it is nearly 2 months since we visited Great Bear Lodge, the memories of our time there linger. Having just culled the photos of our trip, it was a joy to revisit our time ot the lodge. To my mind it was an outstanding...More

Thank hneilson52
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 21 September 2018

It's great to hear that your nice memories of the lodge are lingering on, even after 2 months! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here, and look forward to hosting you again in a year or two. Thanks so much, Marg

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Great Bear Lodge is located 50 air miles from Port Hardy, British Columbia. The fully self-contained floating lodge is situated at an outstanding wildlife viewing location. This is a place of spectacular More beauty where one can still find the silence and solitude of another era. From this location we operate our Grizzly Bear viewing program.The charming floating lodge has eight bedrooms. The common area is a comfortable place for relaxing and listening to natural history presentations from our willdife biologists. Each bedroom has an ensuite shower. The wind and solar powered lodge is in keeping with our commitment to low-impact ecotourism. Natural wood decks surround the lodge, a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying the beauty of the scenery. Less
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
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Also Known As
Great Bear Hotel Port Hardy
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Hardy
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Also Known As
Great Bear Hotel Port Hardy
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Hardy
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Navigator22
16 May 2018|
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Response from GreatBearLodge | Property representative |
Thanks so much for answering that question Laurie. You are right, we have very little autumn colour here at the lodge. Our trees that are deciduous (the red alders) merely turn to brown before winter. I would suggest... More
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ianphillips2018
6 January 2018|
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Response from GSimps0n | Reviewed this property |
I went to Great Bear Lodge in August. Grizzly Bear trips to hides etc every morning and evening. Grizzly Bears were seen every day catching and feeding on Chum Salmon. One Grizzly passed so close to us nobody could focus... More
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357Mark6969
3 June 2017|
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Response from GreatBearLodge | Property representative |
Hi Mark, Thanks so much for your enquiry about rates. I must apologize for the late response, I neglected to check our TripAdvisor enqueries. All of our tours are three nights in length and depart on specific dates... More
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"All rooms are beautiful"
jbumble79
3 Oct 2018
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"All superb"
mikegcarter1949
12 Sep 2018
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"Ask for a front room over looking the water for the best views"
Savitar86
6 Aug 2018
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"A room facing the inlet would be preferable and late August is a good time to travel."
Travellingdennises
22 Jan 2018
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